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Fireworks banned on the Galapagos to protect wildlife

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption The study of the local fauna helped the development of Darwin's Theory of evolution                  The authorities in the Galapagos Islands have banned the sale and use of fireworks in the archipelago to protect its unique fauna. Fireworks that produce light but no sound. Conservationists say they are suffering from elevated heart rates, …

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The Earth's wildlife stocks have dropped 60 percent since 1970

According to a chilling report from the World Wildlife Fund this week, humans have seen a sharp decline in wildlife populations around the world over the last 4½ decades. The Non-Profit Conservation Organization has published its Living Planet Report The report is based on the Living Planet Index, which takes stock of Earth's biodiversity by examining 16,704 populations of more …

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Report: Human activity decimates wildlife populations

Human activities have decimated global wildlife and reduced species numbers by an average of 60% over the past four decades, according to an alarming new report from the World Wildlife Fund. Species also Disappear due to Habitat Loss and Degradation As the Living Planet Report 2018 reports on exploitation of wildlife, pollution and climate change, tracking populations of more than …

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Prince William's speech about illegal wildlife trade

Prince William spoke of the "heartbreaking" thought that elephants, rhinos and tigers could be extinct in the wild when their children are 20 years old. He delivered the keynote address at a major conference to crack down on the illegal. Www.moviesfilmonline.com / de / movies / … of – the – nation The Roman father 36 said on Thursday in …

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Underestimation of the combined threats to deforestation and wildlife trade will drive Southeast Asian birds

The combined effects of deforestation and wildlife exploitation on the number of birds are severely underestimated and could lead to the extinction of some species, according to a joint study by the University of Sheffield and the National University of Singapore. The scientists focused on Sundaland – a biodiversity hotspot in Southeast Asia that includes Borneo, Sumatra, Java and the …

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Earth throws a rave in NASA's latest wildlife visualization

Seriously. Look at it. Image: NASA Earth Observatory If there is a lesson from 2018, we live in hell. This is canon. But leave it to NASA for hell to look quite spectacular and maybe even a place I want to live on. We've seen record forest fires, powerful hurricanes, and massive clouds of dust moving across our beautiful planet …

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Ancient Moroccan tooth remains illuminate the history of the long-lost African wildlife

The lower jaw of Stylolophus minor, a new type of holotype. C is the 3-D model reconstructed from CT scans. It shows by translucency the tooth roots, and especially those of the anterior incisors, which are horizontally enlarged and oriented (tilted) as in the early proboscidean phosphatoferium. Length of the M1-3 series: 38.5 mm. Scale bar, 10 mm. Credit: Photographs …

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Islands offer unique wildlife encounters

History of Pamela A. Keene More than 15 years ago, my husband saw Rick Lonesome George at the ripe age of 91. He met the giant tortoise Pinta Island, which was believed to be the last of its kind. Species, on a Galapagos Islands visit, which included a stop at the Charles Darwin Research Station. Lonesome George was sent there …

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